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Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

The hotel is absolutely gorgeous. Old but not up to date. The bathroom was beautiful and modern with a large tub and separate shower. Very clean. The bed was large and really comfortable. The woodwork throughout the hotel is spectacular...stop and take a good look...truly beautiful. Staff was friendly.

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Frank L, Manager at Hotel du Pont, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your comments about your recent visit to our hotel. We are very proud of the history and design of our 103 year old property!! Looking forward to your return.

Carmel, Indiana
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Stayed at the Hotel du Pont during a court hearing while on business. Stunning location, historic building, wonderful rooms, and a very fine restaurant. Located in the midst of the financial and legal district. Only used the Lobby Lounge on the first level for meals but very satisfied with service, menu selections and food. Excellent hotel with first class appointments.

Thank ralphwilhelm1
Frank L, Manager at Hotel du Pont, responded to this review

It is a pleasure to read your comments about our hotel - I could not have said it better! We look forward to welcoming you again soon.

Reviewed 27 November 2016

My wife and I stayed at the Hotel du Pont in July 2015 and had a wonderful stay. The 9th floor one bedroom room overlooked hotel front. Very quiet. Visited Nemours and Winterthur. Enjoyed relaxing cocktail hour in hotel's intimate elegant bar. On to dinner in hotel dining room, an amazing experience. Live musicians playing above on a wrought iron...

Thank Lois C
Frank L, Manager at Hotel du Pont, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at our hotel. We are very proud of our hotel and the award winning Green Room. I am glad you and your wife enjoyed your visit and look forward to your return.

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 22 November 2016

One of the great hotels in the world. Old world charm with modern refinement. Historic and memorable. Lovely rooms, fantastic lobby and architecture... A historic gem. Updated rooms, fantastic bathroom, plenty of closet space. Pamper yourself and visit.

Thank Glen H
Frank L, Manager at Hotel du Pont, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments about our hotel. We are committed to maintaining the history and legacy of Hotel Du Pont for our guests. It was our pleasure to host your visit and we look forward to your return!

Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Husband and I needed a quick place to stay and googled what was around and we were very happy with our choice. We had a great time and thought about returning in the near future. Clean room and beautifully decorated. Highly recommend

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Frank L, Manager at Hotel du Pont, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to comment about your recent visit to our hotel. I am glad that you enjoyed the property and would highly recommend us! We look forward your next visit.

Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

BEWARE! VALET PARKING THIEVES! We were there for a six figure wedding on 10/29/2016, we trusted an establishment of this stature would have their customers best interest in mind. So how does just a purse that is hidden in the car go missing? No forced entry, nothing else missing! Not even a carton of cigarettes visibly out in the open?...

5Thank Phill-Kim
New York City, New York
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We just spent a weekend at the Hotel du Pont. We could not have been more pleased with the hotel. The room was large, spotless, and well-appointed. The service was outstanding. We had a fantastic meal in the hotel's restaurant (the Green Room). All around, it was a great stay. We would definitely stay here again if we are in...

Thank Erastus10
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Great old dame of a hotel that has kept up in a good way - staff is still very courteous without being snobby. Great bargain at less than $300 including valet parking - we walked to our venue. Only complaint is no coffee in the room - we decided to check out early because of it and the room was...

Thank lab12345
Frank L, Manager at Hotel du Pont, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your recent visit to our hotel. We pride ourselves on the dedication and service provided by our staff! Please be assured that your comments will be reviewed with our management team. We welcome the opportunity to host your next visit in one of our luxurious suites!

Lawrenceville, New Jersey
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Historic hotel nicely renovated. Food at wedding and breakfast was excellent. First class service. Beautiful setting. If I were staying longer would want a pool or hot tub. Note: no coffee pot in room

Thank Rosemary1810
Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 5 October 2016

I had visited the hotel several times for an annual business meeting. I decided this time to stay the night and I am so glad I did. My room was lovely and large, with a soaking tub with a tray to hold my book. Very nice touches, like night light for trips to the bathroom and turndown service. I had...

Thank auntann11
Frank L, Manager at Hotel du Pont, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your recent visit to our hotel. It was a pleasure to read about your experience. We are especially proud of the dedication and service provided by our staff. I will be sure to share your note with David! We look forward to your next visit!

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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Green Room
Cuisines: French, American
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Additional Information about Hotel du Pont

Address: 11th & Market Streets, Wilmington, DE 19801
Region: United States > Delaware > Wilmington
Price Range: €147 - €451 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Hotel du Pont 4.5*
Number of rooms: 217
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Du Pont Wilmington
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#2 Romantic Hotel in Wilmington
#3 Business Hotel in Wilmington
#5 Family Hotel in Wilmington
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“Rooms all very quiet; town sleeps at night so no risk of noise as far as I can see.”
 of 5 bubbles ralphwilhelm1, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“ask for high floor with elevator presence -- it is not noisy but the corridors are quite long.”
 of 5 bubbles loisc479, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I would ask for a room without a mini bar/with a fridge if possible if you travel with your favorite wine/beer/snacks”
 of 5 bubbles lab12345, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Got a better rate calling the hotel directly than booking with an online booking website”
 of 5 bubbles auntann11, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Make sure your close to elevators and AC is working”
 of 5 bubbles EES6864, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
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